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Help! New fancy camera, blurry photos?

In Photo Basics by Jeff Harmon19 Comments

So you have a new (or new to you) “fancy” camera!  Just got it this past holiday season but have been disappointed blurry photos?  Are you beginning to wonder if the camera isn’t so fancy after all?  Even worse, maybe you got a lemon?  Good news!  Your camera is great (most likely).  No really, it is.  You just need a little …

Self-control with depth-of-field

In Portrait by Jim Harmer8 Comments

I get it.  Depth of field is fun to play with and makes our pictures look amazing, but I’m here to say that more of a good thing is not always better. Look at the image featured on this page of my beautiful wife, Emily.  The depth-of-field adds to this image to make her stand off the page; however, this …